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Haskins sponsors Hampshire Horticultural Federation Quiz

September 27, 2016

Haskins was pleased to help sponsor the Hampshire Horticultural Federation’s annual quiz this month. The Federation, which supports 145 Horticultural societies throughout Hampshire, completed their annual preliminary quiz recently, where 15 teams demonstrated their horticultural knowledge to gain one of the four coveted places for the final in February. Bob Sawyer, Quiz Organiser for the…

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Wild Bird Care

September 27, 2016

Look after wild birds in the garden with top tips from Haskins Garden Centre.   As the colder months approach, Haskins Garden Centre has released some tips on looking after wild birds in the garden. To attract Robins into the garden, Haskins recommends placing bird food in ground feeders, dining station trays or on tables.…

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Haskins Garden Centre hosts Bulb Festival this autumn

September 12, 2016

Haskins Garden Centre is hosting a Bulb Festival throughout autumn, to celebrate the fanfare of colours provided by bulb planting. Starting now, the festival will highlight bulb flower varieties and demonstrate that there is a colour to suit everyone’s taste. In particular, the festival will showcase ‘Tulip Queensland,’ Haskins’ bulb of the year. The Tulip…

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New Bench for Guild Care garden

August 12, 2016

Haskins Roundstone was pleased to donate a new garden bench to Guild Care’s exercise garden this month. Established since 1933, the charity Guild Care, based in Worthing, has been supporting older people, unpaid carers, children and young adults with special needs and people living with dementia. Unfortunately, their much loved garden bench at Methold house…

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Extend the colour in your garden through late summer

August 10, 2016

Extend the colour in your garden through late summer with Haskins’ top tips on creating a seasonal planter. Haskins Garden Centres has released some top tips on how to create a seasonal planter and extend colourful displays well into late summertime. Alasdair Urquhart, plant advisor at Haskins Garden Centres, explains: “By selecting suitable plants and…

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Students learn gardening skills at Haskins Snowhill Centre

August 9, 2016

The outdoor staff at our Snowhill centre were delighted to be joined by students from Manor Green College this July, where they helped them learn some new skills. The College, based in Crawley West Sussex, specialises in helping students between the ages of 11 to 19 who experience a wide range of learning difficulties and…

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Special Grandad restores garden after bad fall

August 2, 2016

We love to hear from our customers, so we were especially delighted to hear from Kathryn, the proud granddaughter of Elgar Watkins and his beautiful garden in Sandford. Kathryn, from Corfe Mullen, wrote in to tell us that Elgar, 85, had a bad fall in May and thought he’d never garden again. With courage and…

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Haskins Garden Centres supports national sun protection campaign

July 19, 2016

This summer, Haskins Garden Centres in Roundstone and Snowhill raised £2,200.00 for The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity for melanoma research as part of the national sun protection campaign – ‘Watch your back!’ The campaign, run by Myfanwy Townsend Melanoma Research Fund aimed to raise awareness among customers about the importance of wearing sun protection when…

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Get the children interested in gardening this summer

July 19, 2016


Get the children interested in gardening this summer with top tips from Haskins Garden Centres. Haskins Garden Centres has some great ideas for those wanting to get their children interested in gardening this summer.   Just in time for the school holidays, Haskins has launched ‘Garden Gang’ to provide parents with free gardening projects and…

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